19th/Folsom (The Tower)
The San Francisco Fire Department Division of Training Tower includes two large classrooms, a drill tower, a driver simulator, pump drafting pit, low pressure & high pressure training hydrants, forcible entry doors, search mazes, rope rescue, confined space and hazardous materials props and all associated office and locker facilities. There are also multiple pitch roof props located at the DOT Folsom Street location.
The training tower is serviceable with a full basement and seven stories above ground. Fire escape and stand-pipe operations are possible as well as exterior and interior stairwell fire attack.
The Driver Simulator is designed to seat 2 students in individual simulated truck or engine positions. The computer programs allow the proctor to alter the road conditions, traffic and response driving scenarios.